Meaning of TRAIN in English


n. 25B6; verb

an engineer trained in remote-sensing techniques : INSTRUCT, teach, coach, tutor, school, educate, prime, drill, ground; inculcate, indoctrinate.

she's training to be a hairdresser : STUDY, learn, prepare, take instruction.

with the Olympics in mind, athletes are training hard : EXERCISE, do exercises, work out, get into shape, practise.

she trained the gun on his chest : AIM, point, direct, level, focus; take aim, zero in on.

25B6; noun

the train for London : railway train; baby talk choo choo. See list.

a minister and his train of attendants : RETINUE, entourage, cortège, following, staff, household, court, suite, attendants, retainers, followers, bodyguards.

a train of elephants : PROCESSION, line, file, column, convoy, cavalcade, caravan, queue, string, succession.

a bizarre train of events : CHAIN, string, series, sequence, succession, set, course, cycle, concatenation.

Trains and Rolling Stock

aerotrain mail train

baggage car metro

bi-level carriage Metroliner

boat train milk train

brake van monorail

buffet car motor coach

bullet train non-smoker

caboose non-stop

car observation car

carriage palace car

chair car parlor car

club car passenger train

coach Pullman

couchette railcar

day coach/car restaurant car

diesel-electric saloon car

diesel locomotive Shinkansen

dining car shunter

double-header sleeper

drive-on train sleeping car/carriage

electric train slip carriage

express slow train

freight car smoker

freight train Sprinter

goods train stateroom

goods wagon steam locomotive

guard's van steam train

high-speed train (HST) stopping train

hospital train subway train

hovertrain traction unit

jerkwater train the tube

light engine turbotrain

luggage van underground train

maglev unit train

mail coach

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